How to make Matar Malai - SK Khazana -

A rich, flavourful and delicious green peas curry

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Frozen green peas, Malai

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Matar Malai - SK Khazana

Matar Malai - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Matar Malai - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Frozen green peas 1 cup

  • Malai 2-3 tablespoons + For garnish

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and asafoetida and let the seeds change colour. Add green peas, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 2

Add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add malai and mix well. Add garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish generously with malai and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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